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US History-Living History Project: Cold War

Reference, primary sources, news coverage, and web resources to help you contextualize the period of U.S. history you are researching.

 

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Magazine and Newspaper Databases

Use the ProQuest Historical Newspapers Complete and World New Digest for newspaper articles from the Cold War era. Search ProQuest News, Magazines, & Journals for more recently published magazine articles on your topic.

See the McCarthy Era Anticommunist Drive--World News Digest research guide linked below for more specific information on that topic. 

 All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more detail.

Subject Reference Sources

Subject Database resources related to the Cold War.

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. See Home Access box at the bottom of the page for more details.

The Century: America's Time: 1946-1252

Database Type Key

primary : Contains primary sources.

starter : Great resource for beginning research.

News : Contains news and/or other current events resources.

scholarly : Contains articles from academic and professional journals.

: Requires username & password from home.

: Text-to-Speech function.

: Contains audio.

Web Resources

Cold War in Europe

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username (ID number only) and password to log in. Use the same username & password you use to log into all other GBS resources (Power School, library lab computers, etc):

If you don't see this screen but are still asked for a username and password:

Click HERE** to access the old-school password list and use the passwords on the list to log in.

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Origins of the Cold War


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